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Fred Niblo (1874–1948)


Fred Niblo entered films in 1917, after two decades as a touring actor in vaudeville and one-time manager of the Four Cohans (he married Josephine Cohan, the sister of George M. Cohan). He appeared in two early Australian silent films in 1916, which effectively marked his screen debut. After that, he worked for Thomas H. Ince from 1917, as ... See full bio »

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The Mark of Zorro
(1920)
Blood and Sand
Blood and Sand Director
(1922)
The Mysterious Lady
(1928)

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Stage Play: The Love Drive. Written by Sydney Rosenfeld. Directed by Edward MacGregor. Criterion Theatre: 30 Oct 1917- Nov 1917 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Beth Franklyn, Albert Gran, Violet Heming, Arthur Laceby, Fred Niblo, Douglas Patterson, Lea Penman, Hilda Spong, Zeffie Tilbury, Cy Weaver, Eileen Wilson. Produced by... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Federico Nobile | an original story written by

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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If portraying emotional situations that occur again and again in human life is 'hokum' let's have more of it.'Hokum' is 'hokum' only when the handling fails to strike direct and definitely into the heart of the audience which beholds it. See more »

Trivia:

Born Frederick Liedtke, he changed his last name to Niblo in the early 1900s when he was performing in vaudeville and one of the theaters he worked the most was owned by a man named William Niblo. See more »

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Capricorn

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